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  • Koh Ker ” The Lost Wonder ”

    Koh Ker ” The Lost Wonder ”

    “This is a teaser for our feature documentary on Ko Ker temples, located in Preah Vihear province, Kingdom of Cambodia. It was made in order to raise awareness this remote and little known complex and its history. Behind its beauty, we invite you to discover some hidden critical issues about heritage protection in general. Your (financial) contribution to production of our feature documentary will help us address those issues better.” Produced by Dr. Chen Chanratana Sum Sithen Directed by Ouch […]

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  • Khmer Lost City Recovered 350 years before Angkor Wat

    Khmer Lost City Recovered 350 years before Angkor Wat

    The University of Sydney’s archaeology research centre in Cambodia took the lidar instrument to Cambodia and played a key role in the discovery. An expedition of Australian and French archaeologists using GPS co-ordinates gathered from the instrument’s data uncovered five previously unrecorded temples and evidence of ancient canals, dykes and roads. The Saturday Age recorded the discoveries by joining the expedition as it pushed through landmine-strewn jungle, swollen rivers and bogs on a mountain called Phnom Kulen, 40 kilometres north […]

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  • Dig For a Day – Wetlands

    Dig For a Day – Wetlands

    The prehistoric wetland of Bradford Kaimes, Northumberland has been investigated by Bamburgh Research Project since summer 2010. This video shows the ‘dig for a day’ experience of volunteers from a newcastle company who came to excavate at the site, exposing neolithic features and having a go at Flint Knapping with Kristian Pedersen of Edinburgh University

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  • In the Pollen Lab…

    In the Pollen Lab…

    Extracting and analysing pollen from peat cores taken at Bradford Kaims ancient Wetland in Northumberland UK. Volunteers from the Bradford Kaims Wetland Heritage Research Project went up to Stirling University to have a go at extracting pollen from the peat cores, under the supervision of Professor Richard Tipping and his assistant Danny Paterson.    

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  • Space Archaeology: Alice Gorman at TEDxSydney

    Space Archaeology: Alice Gorman at TEDxSydney

    Alice Gorman is an archaeologist who specialises in the material culture of space exploration, from its origins in the 1930s through to the present. Her particular focus is orbital debris, or “space junk”, including historic satellites. Her aim is to contribute a cultural-heritage perspective to international agreements on reducing the orbital debris problem. Other areas she has researched and written about include rocket launch sites, tracking stations, Skylab, and Russian landing sites on Venus. Alice is a lecturer in the […]

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  • Analyzing the Past – Chemistry, Archaeology, and Art: Ruth Ann Armitage at TEDx

    Analyzing the Past – Chemistry, Archaeology, and Art: Ruth Ann Armitage at TEDx

    In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations) […]

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  • This place has never been empty..

    This place has never been empty..

    Since the discovery in 1999, of a large settlement site from Early Stone Age (ca 6 000 — 4 000 BC) close to the river Motala ström, the Swedish National Heritage Board has conducted archaeological excavations north and south of the river. Among other artifacts the site provides a rich and multifaceted material of bone and antler, which is very rare for this type of Stone Age excavations. This is due to the exceptionally good conditions for preservation. Artifacts found […]

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  • Archaeology and forensic anthropology confirm survival cannibalism at Jamestown

    Archaeology and forensic anthropology confirm survival cannibalism at Jamestown

    Findings were proven through collaborative research efforts by Preservation Virginia’s Jamestown Rediscovery Project (archaeology), The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (historical context) and Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History (forensic anthropology). https://www.facebook.com/historicjame…

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  • The Day We Learned To Think

    Understanding of humans’ earliest past often comes from studying fossils. They tell us much of what we know about the people who lived before us. There is one thing fossils cannot tell us; at what point did we stop living day-to-day and start to think symbolically, to represent ideas about our environment and how we could change it? At a dig in South Africa the discovery of a small piece of ochre pigment, 70,000 years old, has raised some very […]

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  • Geoanalytics at Mammoth Cave National Park

    Geoanalytics at Mammoth Cave National Park

    This video showcases the work being done at North Carolina State University in collaboration with Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. Here, we present Light Detection and Ranging Data (LiDAR) recorded at the Park. The discrete return points are shown along with surfaces that were interpolated from those points. Initial processing was done by Dr. Nicholas Skowronski (NPS). Post-processing and video creation was done by John Wall.    

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  • Archaeologists unearth 1000 year-old tomb in Peru

    Archaeologists unearth 1000 year-old tomb in Peru

    Archaeologists in 2012  discovered a 1,000-year-old tomb 20 miles south of the Peruvian capital Lima. It contains the cloth-covered skeletal remains of over 70 people – most of them thought to be children. The 60-ft-long grave is linked to the ‘Painted Temple’ where the Huari people used to pray to Pacha Kamaq – their God of Creation.

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  • Cyber Archaeology

    Cyber Archaeology

    Maurizio Forte combines traditional archaeological techniques with new technologies to investigate — and visualize — ancient civilizations. Forte arrived at Duke in January as the William and Sue Gross Professor of Classical Studies. Learn more at https://today.duke.edu/2013/03/mauriz….

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  • Limestone Landscapes: Community Archaeology

    Limestone Landscapes: Community Archaeology

    We are helping local communities to discover more about their heritage through taking part in archaeology, learning the techniques of excavation and survey. Community excavations led by professional archaeologists are looking at sites in the area to date a range of sites to improve knowledge and understanding of the historic environment. There is also training in archaeological techniques for people in local areas.

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  • Virtual Roman House Domitia

    Virtual Roman House Domitia

    Restitution 3D de la villa romaine Domitia Look at the long version : http://youtu.be/6dZdsiyAfoY (voir la version longue).

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  • Community Archaeology in the Beman Triangle

    Community Archaeology in the Beman Triangle

    Wesleyan’s Sarah Croucher – Community Archaeology in the Beman Triangle Sarah Croucher is assistant professor of anthropology, assistant professor of archaeology at Wesleyan University. She works with her students on a community archaeology project in the “Beman Triangle” in Middletown, CT. The houses built on this land from the 1840s were home to a community of African Americans living in Middletown, tied to the A.M.E. Zion Church. Artifacts discovered in 19th century buried trash pits in the area shed new […]

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